Day 205

Sometimes, slavery happens on the other side of the world. But sometimes, it's only two hours away. This summer, IJM's Recipe for Change Campaign has been focusing on that kind of slavery. Last night, I read Adan's story. He came to Florida in search of work so that he could care for his family. Instead, he was enslaved. Shortly after he was rescued (in 2001), Adan said,

Once you're back here on the outside, it's hard to explain. Everything's different now. It's like dying, and being re-born. It's like coming out of the darkness into the light.

You can get involved in the Recipe for Change Campaign here.